Lottery Gives Three Residents Chance at Low-Cost Housing
Rachel Nava Rohr

Three Island residents walked away from the Tisbury selectmen’s meeting this past week with the opportunity to buy a home close to downtown Vineyard Haven for a dramatically reduced price.

It’s been two years since Island Housing Trust began the affordable housing project at 150 State Road. The Dukes County Housing Authority organized the lottery, held this past Tuesday night.

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Tisbury Continues Contract Negotiations With Police Chief
At a brief meeting Friday night, the Tisbury select board voted to begin negotiating with police chief Mark Saloio on the renewal of his contract.
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Tisbury Signs Agreement With Museum Spelling Out Rules for Events
The Tisbury select board adopted a formal agreement with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum this week to allow for fundraising and other events on the property.
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State Scraps Shared Use Path in Problem-Plagued Beach Road Project
The reconstruction project was thrown into further turmoil this week after the state declined to pay for relocating town water and sewer lines.
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Tisbury Confirms Override for School, Sets Early Voting Day
The select board and school committee voted unanimously this week to seek voter approval of a Proposition 2 1/2 override for up to $55 million to renovate the historic town school.
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New Challenge for Drivers at Five Corners
Louisa Hufstader
The everyday test of driving skills that is the Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven has gained an extra degree of difficulty for the next few weeks.
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Tisbury Issues Statement on Wastewater Issues
The Tisbury select board sent out a lengthy statement on Friday afternoon regarding wastewater issues and development in the town.
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Tisbury Eyes New Revenue, Warrant Articles
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury’s fortunes are getting a six-figure boost from short-term rentals and a retail marijuana agreement, with more new income streams in the works, town officials said this week.
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Citgo Tank Replacement Adds to Beach Road Woes
Louisa Hufstader
As the town of Tisbury wrestles with the state highway department over sewer lines running beneath Beach Road, another construction project may soon be piping water across the roadway.
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Engineering Snags, Mounting Costs Plague Beach Road Project
As new design and engineering plans take shape for the state-funded reconstruction project on Beach Road, town officials bristled this week at the prospect of added costs.
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